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. >> business has created 2.2 million jobs last year. we just learned that our economy created more jobs over the last few months than economists originally thought, but this week we received the first estimate of the economic growth over the last few months. it reminded us that bad decisions in washington can get in the way of our economic progress. >> jamie: just yesterday we saw the recent job numbers tick up and the u.s. economy is worse off than it was four years ago in four major categories. let's take a look. first unemployment rate january 2009, it was 7.8% and it is 7.9%. then under employment, percentage of americans who are not working as much as they are able to. in 2009 it was 14.2% and today it kicked up to 14.4%. four years ago, 12 million americans were out of work and now it's 12.3 million. today less than 64% of americans that are capable of working are actually out there looking. that is down 2% from 2009. let's bring in angela and jehmu greene and former president of the women's media center. nice to see you. okay, let me ask you first, angela, it sounds like more finger p
mornings. >> thank you. >>> we got some disappointing new numbers on the u.s. economy, and it's raised questions over president obama's second term agenda. what it is exactly. his administration is clearly last week and this week focused on new gun control proposals, and major immigration reform legire saying the economy should be issue number one. take a look at these numbers. the unemployment rate ticked up to 7.9% last month. the nation's gdp shrank 1% during the fourth quarter, and u.s. debt is approaching 16.5 trillion dollars. we report, you decide. david hawkings here to help us out, editor of daily briefing. great to see you, david. good morning. >> nice to be with you, jamie. >> i want to start by can go you about the president's push this week. he'll make the tour on gun control. he talked last week about immigration. does he have those two right? >> does he have those two right in terms of boosting the economy? >> well, no. in his position and his proposals are those issues that we should take care of in the way he's proposing? >> well, that's not for me to decide, but it ce
the economy, they say, is starting to turn around. what is going on here? we will bring in the senior business correspondent and anchor of bulls & bears. thank you for joining us. this number, then, is increasing. in fact, two years ago, 42 percent of retirees were putting off retirement. why the increase? >> it has been -- we have been getting more gray as a workforce because people have longer life spans and they have better health. we have switched from defined pension benefits to more risky 401(k) plans for people who have worked longer. the last two years was a dramatic jump leaving us to think it is something to do with the economy. people have been drawing down the 401(k)'s and into their savings because they have lost jobs and the value of homes are going down. the storm now is back where it was before the big financial meltdown in 2008 but, however, there is a feeling of insecurity. that is what is driving people to stay in the workforce longer. >>heather: home prices are rising now, and you mention the stock which has turned around if now. so, with the economy possibly rebounding, ho
the economy faster or put more people back to work. the problem is we have a stalemate in washington. this week, we received the 50 estimate of america's economic growth and it reminded us that bad decisions in washington can get in the waive our economic progress. >> eric: the president blames republicans, the republicans blame the president. who is to blame? both? we have the chair of the foreign pac and outreach director for john mccain for president and a congressman from pennsylvania. ford, you heard the litany from the president. after all, he is the commander in chief. he is the president... in charge? >> the president is the biggest obstac toll private-sector job growth in america right now. he seem, to we can tax, spend and regulate ourselves to prosperity. the private sector is asking for certainty. because the president doesn't want to pass a budget or modernize spending for bietlements. he is the big issue. it is up to him to take a long look in the mirror. i agree that congress has played a role. he needs to stop worrying about destroying republicans and start worrying a
's ailing economy. street violence there and political unrest engulfing egypt for more than a week. all of this coming a day after angry mobs hurled fire bombs at the presidential palace in cairo. egypt's foreign currency reserves have been cut in half now by more than since 2011 uprising that ousted the president, hosni mubarak and the value of currency has plummeted there. >>> big developments on the u.s. policy in iran. vice-president joe biden underscoring u.s. willingness to talk 1-on-1 with tehran over its nuclear program, but only if the regime is serious about coming to the table. >> there's still time. there's still space for diplomacy backed by pressure to succeed. the ball is in the government of iran's court and it's well past time forte ran to for tehran to adopt a good faith approach to negotiations. >> molly henneberg is live from washington. holly? >> reporter: hi gregg. it takes two to have bilateral talks, and vice-president biden said the u.s. is trying to get iran to the table if iranian leaders are quote, serious about discussions on that nation's controversial nucl
murder. chris kyle leaves behind a wife and two kids. >> the white house says they economy is beginning to heal as the dow passes the the 15,000 market. and the housing market shows sign signs of recovery. but unemployment is up and the white house hasn't passed a budget or cut spending. it's a mixed bag, adding up to a catastrophe, according to our next guest, an author from nashville. thank you for your time today. >> thank you. the other story, i have a son-in-law, a former sniper. it's very touching, awful story. >> it is. our sympathies go out to the two families that are involved and the loved ones of of both of them. you are an expert in the economy. we have had positive signs. why do you think we are headed in the wrong direction? >> we are not growing fast enough to bring the unemployment rate down and get rid of the huge unemployment and the people who have ls left the labor force. you know, the longer this time last. it is not just a number. these are the real people who lose their pride, their self-esteem and their jobs skills and their chance to becoming productive american
. our economy is struggling and we'll get back our mojoe . there will be labor demands and unless people from south of the border gain acess, they'll come illegally go and the moving forward the solution is not deal the illegal population . our employers neeled low skill labor going forward. >> you have a bipartisan group of senators saying we will go forward with having people here . amy as they are calling it . path to citizenship . if you have strict border inforcement. >> and do you think we are going to see the president's way move forward first? >> i think that the two work in standum. a guest worker program acleaviates pressure on the border and frys up the border patrol to focus on real threats and overwhelming majorit i is migrants who would use the front door and that will free them up to chase down people who sneak in drug dealers and potential terrorist and so forth . the two work in standum. . and that the is it before we work with the guest worker program. you will not make it empen trabble. you will reduce pressure by giving them more legal ways to enter into the u.s.. >>
listened to the whole interview. it won't make senator hagel look good. >> everybody knows the economy has gone through a tough time. now middle aged couples are starting to feel the pinch and we will tell you why. that's straight ahead. >>> new orleans is getting ready for tomorrow's big game. but you know what? it's also mardi gras time. you might recognize their intricate costumes. who are the mardi gras indians? we will introduce you. >> can't wait. the capital one cashgives you 1% cash b, plus a 50% annual bonus. and everyone but her likes 50% more cash, but i have an idea. do you want a princess dress? yes. cupcakes? yes. do you want an etch-a-sketch? yes! do you want 50% more cash? no. you got talent. [ male announcer ] the capital one cash rewards card gives you 1% cash back on every purchase plus a 50% annual bonus on the cash you earn. it's the card for people who like more cash. what's in your wallet? i usually say that. to help protect your eye health as you age... would you take it? well, there is. [ male announcer ] it's called ocuvite. a vitamin totally dedicated to your eye
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